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Accessibility for Web Writers - Sydney

Vision Australia

Thursday, 9 August 2018 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm (AEST)

Accessibility for Web Writers - Sydney

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Ticket Type Sales End Price * Fee Quantity
Early bird
Tickets purchased more than 21 days prior
19/07/2018 $675.00 $0.00
Full fee Not Started $750.00 $0.00
Group discount
Group bookings of 4 or more
03/08/2018 $675.00 $0.00
* Prices include GST

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Accessibility for web writers

Make your content accessible for people with disabilities, and learn how to check that it meets the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0.

Suitable for web writers, editors, publishers and content managers who want to learn more about the accessibility guidelines for written and image-based content.

Course content

The course modules are:

  • About accessibility: Covers web users with disabilities that may affect their use of the web; barriers to accessibility and use of assistive technologies; WCAG 2.0 standards; Australian law and policy.
  • Written content: Covers how to comply with and check WCAG 2.0 success criteria 1.3.3 Sensory Characteristics and 3.1.2 Language of Parts. Includes exercises.
  • Structure and formatting: Covers how to comply with and check WCAG 2.0 success criteria 1.3.1 Info and Relationships and 2.4.6 Headings and Labels. Includes exercises.
  • Navigation: Covers how to comply with and check WCAG 2.0 success criteria 2.4.2 Page Titled and 2.4.4 Link Purpose. Includes exercises.
  • Images: Covers how to comply with and check WCAG 2.0 success criteria 1.1.1 Non-text Content, 1.4.1 Use of Colour, 1.4.3 Contrast, 1.4.5 Images of Text, 2.3.1 Three Flashes or Below Threshold and 3.2.4 Consistent Identification. Includes exercises.
  • Content formats: Covers an overview of PDF and other document formats, and pre-recorded audio and video. Includes exercises.

Course materials

During the course you’ll use a netbook we supply (shared with another participant), preloaded with accessibility testing software.

You’ll receive:

  • Printed course notes which include handy checklists
  • Access to download presentation slides (for personal use only)
  • Loads of online resources (cheat sheets, tips sheets and more).

Course facilitator

The course is facilitated by Dey Alexander, our training partner from 4 Syllables. Dey has over 20 years’ experience on web projects. Her current work is a mix of content strategy, user experience and inclusive design.

Cost and inclusions

Prices listed are per person, including GST. Catering is provided. 

  • Early bird (registrations confirmed more than 21 days prior): $675
  • Group rate (registrations for 4 people or more): $675
  • Full price: $750

Cancellations

You may only cancel your registration by written notice to digitalaccess@visionaustralia.org. If notification of cancellation is received by Vision Australia: (i) more than 14 days prior to the event, a full refund of your registration fees, less an administration fee of $12.50, will be provided; (ii) between 7 and 14 days prior to the event, a refund of 50% of your registration fees, less an administration fee of $12.50, will be provided; (iii) less than 7 days prior to the event, registration fees will not be refunded.

Course enquiries

Phone: 1300 367 055 
Email: 
digitalaccess@visionaustralia.org

Have questions about Accessibility for Web Writers - Sydney? Contact Vision Australia

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Cliftons Sydney
Level 13
60 Margaret Street
Sydney, NSW 2000
Australia

Thursday, 9 August 2018 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm (AEST)


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Vision Australia

Vision Australia's Digital Access consultancy is recognised internationally as an industry leader in online accessibility. With expert knowledge of accessibility conformance, inclusive design and the needs of people with disability or impairment, we’ve spent over 16 years helping organisations make their digital products and services accessible to everyone.

Our advice and training is based on expert knowledge of WCAG 2.0 conformance, as well as usability and accessibility best practices gained from extensive research and user testing across a wide spectrum of disability groups.

We're proud to be the leading provider of accessibility training in Australia. Our courses enable professionals and whole organisations to achieve the highest standards in digital accessibility and communication. For many organisations, our courses have become an essential pathway for delivering inclusive services in alignment with the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 and Australian Government's Digital Service Standard, and are widely renowned for their highly comprehensive and engaging delivery.

All our trainers hold a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, and are international experts in their subject matter.

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